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Archive for December, 2010

Cranberry and Urinary Antimicrobial Effects

Here is another recent study on the urinary antimicrobial effects of cranberry. This study evaluated 20 adults who did not have an active urinary tract infection, and were not taking antibiotics. In phase 1 of the study, individuals collected first morning urine prior to ingesting 3 caps that contained 275 mg of a mixture of […]

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Probiotics in Pregnant Women to Prevent Allergies

This randomized, double-blind trial of children was conducted in women who received probiotic milk or placebo from 36 weeks of pregnancy to 3 months postpartum during breastfeeding. Women were given 250 mL of probiotic low fat fermented milk or 250 mL placebo skimmed fermented milk per day. The probiotic milk contained Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (LGG), […]

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